Jump to content


Vegas Baby Vegas


  • Please log in to reply
1952 replies to this topic

#1941 MapleLeafpoker

MapleLeafpoker

    Poker Forum God

  • Members
  • 18,514 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto
  • Interests:Poker, Hockey, Hockey pools

Posted 26 July 2017 - 07:29 PM

Thanks for the TR Dave, loved the read!

#1942 serge

serge

    Leafs nation Grand Poobah

  • Members
  • 49,725 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto

Posted 14 September 2017 - 10:27 AM

View PostDubey, on 07 June 2017 - 07:33 AM, said:

2 important announcements, both relevant to the Vegas thread.

1. I've just booked my next Vegas trip. July 13-17th. Taking my brother in Law for his first Vegas trip (He's 23). Any suggestions on what we should do to make his first trip memorable? I've been so many times now I forget what it was like my first time.

Will also be attending the World Series of Darts PDC event final day on July 15th and I'm really pumped about that.

2. Wife and I are expecting our second child (another boy) at the end of September. I think this is the thread where all baby announcements are made if I remember correctly.

bit late to the party..Congrats..I guess she is due pretty soon...
Owner of the Mustangs, 2014-2015 AHL Eastern Division Champs

Lets make America Great Again. Trump 2016

#1943 Dubey

Dubey

    Poker Forum God

  • Members
  • 11,339 posts
  • Location:Lethbridge, Alberta

Posted 14 September 2017 - 10:46 AM

any day now. official due date is the 21st.

#1944 Babying

Babying

    Poker Forum God

  • Members
  • 11,071 posts
  • Location:Toronto

Posted 05 June 2018 - 07:15 PM

I goof around and check stuff. I found a flight out of Buffalo to Vegas Sep 14-17. $218 cdn. If you are wondering it is round trip.

#1945 Babying

Babying

    Poker Forum God

  • Members
  • 11,071 posts
  • Location:Toronto

Posted 27 September 2018 - 08:12 AM

Goofing around again. Any idea of Swoop airlines flying out of Hamilton?

https://www.flyswoop.com/

Non stop for $386 cdn. Trying to convince the family we should go there for Xmas.

#1946 serge

serge

    Leafs nation Grand Poobah

  • Members
  • 49,725 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto

Posted 27 September 2018 - 08:46 AM

I have never heard of this airline..Just be careful that they dont go out of business after you buy your ticket.
Owner of the Mustangs, 2014-2015 AHL Eastern Division Champs

Lets make America Great Again. Trump 2016

#1947 Zach6668

Zach6668

    FCHL Champion.

  • Moderators
  • 48,829 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto, ON

Posted 27 September 2018 - 08:47 AM

Itís new. Doesnít westjet own it?
QUOTE (serge @ Tuesday, May 12th, 2009, 7:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
LETS GO PITTSBURGH
QUOTE (Acid_Knight @ Monday, March 10th, 2008, 4:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Zach is right about pretty much everything.

#1948 mrdannyg

mrdannyg

    Cheese Salesman

  • Members
  • 20,359 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 27 September 2018 - 08:56 AM

View PostBabying, on 27 September 2018 - 08:12 AM, said:

Goofing around again. Any idea of Swoop airlines flying out of Hamilton?

https://www.flyswoop.com/

Non stop for $386 cdn. Trying to convince the family we should go there for Xmas.

Ive heard good things from people who have flown to/from Halifax. Itís very much no frills, but if the schedule and Hamilton airport work for you, good way to save a few bucks.

Zachís right, owned by Westjet
Long signatures are really annoying.

#1949 Zach6668

Zach6668

    FCHL Champion.

  • Moderators
  • 48,829 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto, ON

Posted 27 September 2018 - 08:57 AM

I donít see a ton of value in it. But people wonít factor in the extra costs of getting to Hamilton and all the a la carte items. They fly to Tampa I think, or one of those places near there, so I looked into it a bit for next February. Iíll have to take a second look though.
QUOTE (serge @ Tuesday, May 12th, 2009, 7:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
LETS GO PITTSBURGH
QUOTE (Acid_Knight @ Monday, March 10th, 2008, 4:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Zach is right about pretty much everything.

#1950 Babying

Babying

    Poker Forum God

  • Members
  • 11,071 posts
  • Location:Toronto

Posted 27 September 2018 - 09:37 AM

There is value when you have a family of 5

#1951 MapleLeafpoker

MapleLeafpoker

    Poker Forum God

  • Members
  • 18,514 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto
  • Interests:Poker, Hockey, Hockey pools

Posted 27 September 2018 - 10:21 AM

Its westjet, no one is going broke anytime soon.
Its pretty much the same model WJet used when they first started.

when they first came out with fares in Aug-Sept, they had some great specials for about $200 return to Florida, $300 to Vegas. Those are great rates compared to anything else, especially when you are 5 people.

I dont know about you guys, but for me, driving to Hamilton is really not a big deal. Im sure same for Wayne.

#1952 serge

serge

    Leafs nation Grand Poobah

  • Members
  • 49,725 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto

Posted 27 September 2018 - 10:30 AM

Ive dealt with no frills airlines here and its usually not worth the hassle..Especially when you add up the extra costs..

It looks like this airline charges for carry on bags, choosing your seat, among a variety of other costs..

It might work for some, just make sure you take into consideration the extra costs and issues..Typically customer service wont be good, and when flights get cancelled good luck...

Now if you are a family of 5 and looking to save maybe $1000 that might definetely make sense...
Owner of the Mustangs, 2014-2015 AHL Eastern Division Champs

Lets make America Great Again. Trump 2016

#1953 Babying

Babying

    Poker Forum God

  • Members
  • 11,071 posts
  • Location:Toronto

Posted 27 September 2018 - 10:43 AM

It would be at least $1,000. When I fly with just Otto we go Pearson. When I fly with the family of 5 we go through Buffalo. Come to think of it. My girls have never flown out of Pearson




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users